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Elias S.

Elias S.

5(10)
In teaching lessons, it is my great pleasure to share with students of all ages and skill levels the knowledge that I've gained over 27 years of playing. I firmly believe that anyone can learn anything at any time, given the proper tools! In our first lesson, we will determine your musical goals and create a realistic path to achieving them. It's my job to help you along this path while keeping things fun. To maintain focus and week-to-week continuity, I always provide lesson notes to take home. I can also provide recordings of lessons and transcriptions of pieces, if desired. **Studio Equipment** violins, viola, mandolin, guitar, bass, piano, recording equipment
$1$45
/30 minutes
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Edwin I.

Edwin I.

4.9(125)
All styles - strumming, single note playing Improvisation soloing Proper technique Repertoire Music analysis
$1$49
/30 minutes
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Joe S.

Joe S.

5(40)
I have been playing mandolin for about five years now. What started as a Led Zeppelin obsession has since moved towards a Chris Thile obsession...including studies following his learning methods.
$1$47
/45 minutes
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Eric L.

Eric L.

4.8(44)
I've been teaching for 30 years. My students have gone on to play professionally, have their songs on iTunes and teach at the college level. I typically use ‘’Mandolin Primer’’ or "Complete Mandolin Method" by Horne.
$1$30
/30 minutes
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Rodrigo R.

Rodrigo R.

4.9(24)
melodic and rhythmic mandolin.
$1$45
/30 minutes
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Justin M.

Justin M.

4.9(65)
After 20 years of playing and a BA in Music, I know how to break down the mandolin and teach it to anyone willing to learn. I take the 80/20 approach to learning mandolin and will get you up and playing in no time. If you are tired of trying to figure out how to learn mandolin online or you feel stuck at your current level, then I can show you the most effective and efficient way to get your playing to the next level. Lessons will teach you the following: * songs you actually want to play * how to read music and tablature * music theory tailored to suit your needs * composition and improvisation * performance practices and music history * how to play solo pieces and jam with your friends
$1$40
/30 minutes
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Jared J.

Jared J.

4.9(104)
I have been playing mandolin for years. Most of my mandolin background is in folk/bluegrass but I am nonetheless comfortable playing a great number of styles. I often use the Hal Leonard Mandolin method book alongside my own worksheets to help teach basic bluegrass melodies.
$1$35
/30 minutes
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Chris C.

Chris C.

4.9(74)
Are you interested in being able to confidently play lead and rhythm parts in a band? Want to learn to write songs? Want to learn to just strum along to your favorite records by yourself? I will teach you or your child all of the knowledge and tools needed to do whatever your dream is on your instrument. My aim is to help every student achieve their personal goals on their instrument within the context of a relaxed and patient environment that promotes a love of music! I achieve this by: 1) Individualizing lesson plans so that each student stays engaged and learns in the style that is best for them as learners. 2) Ensuring that students learn BOTH how to play their instrument as well as the theory behind what they are playing. This creates a more well-rounded musician that is capable of problem solving on their instrument and being able to play in a variety of settings. I have been playing music for over 10 years and teaching private lessons since 2014. I play everything from solo guitar gigs, to jazz gigs, to musical theatre pit work, to lead guitar for country artists, dance/funk bands, and rock bands. The list of artists I have worked for includes: Doug McCormick, Aberdeen, Cody Webb, The 12 South Band, the 8 South Band, Safari Room, Colleen Orender, Kiera Loveless, Natalie Johnson, Katie Davis, Chip Colon, Faith Jackson, Hopscotch Mafia, and more. I've recorded lead guitar on records for Jaye Madison, Chip Colon, Monica Hutcheson, Safari Room, Miranda Powell, as well as others. I perform every week around Nashville, nearly every weekend in different states across the country, and once even had the opportunity to play in Scotland! I graduated from Belmont University in the Spring of 2018 with a degree in Commercial Music, so I have had the "conservatory training" in regards to music theory and history, but before college I was largely a self taught player and am now a professionally performing musician here in Nashville.
$1$45
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Excellent instructor, was prepared and presented me with great material that was exactly what I was looking for.

Corey (Mandolin lessons with Chris C.)

Great instructor. Very knowledgable.

Keith (Mandolin lessons with Max Z.)

Chris is an amazing teacher. He has a way of channeling technique and music theory in our lessons which are always fun. His deep love of music and versatility with so many styles is inspiring. I am an

Zoe (Mandolin lessons with Chris C.)

Chris accommodated where I am as a musician and tailored our lessons to best help me do what I want to do - learn base lines and rhythm. He prepared for each lesson and presented me with new material

Corey (Mandolin lessons with Chris C.)

Excellent instructor, was prepared and presented me with great material that was exactly what I was looking for.

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Great instructor. Very knowledgable.

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